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Beyond Color: The Films of Joel Katz -- Strange Fruit
Strange Fruit examines the alliance between American Jews and African Americans in the struggle for civil rights through the history of the famous anti-lynching song of the same name made famous by Billie Holiday.
Don't miss White: A Memoir in Color on February 13. Purchase the series package and save! Discounts available for PJFF Supporter Subscribers.
Independent filmmaker Joel Katz makes films that expand upon micro-histories to examine broader themes of social history and race in America. His work has been awarded grants by the National Endowment for the Arts and numerous other agencies.
This program has been supported in part by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, the Federal-State Partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation.
In conjunction with the special exhibition Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges.